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I knew from the minute I met with Ashley and Jeff that their wedding was going to be one to remember. And I was totally right! We laughed, danced and had the most wonderful time at the wedding. It was as if it was one of my own friends getting married!

The wedding took place last fall, and just like the rest of the summer, rain was in the forecast.  Ashley knew exactly where she wanted her photos to take place (she had seen a previous wedding I did there and said that HAD to be our spot). And even though I wanted to stay at a closer location (I was stressing out a bit about getting rained on!), we drove the 25 minutes to Lacombe to take her photos. Well, needless to say, she was right! We couldn’t have chosen a better location for her formal photos. The warm fall colors blended perfectly with the red roses in the bouquets from Calyx Floral Design.  Even the damp concrete mimicked the black in the girls dresses and guys suits.  It was absolutely perfect. We worked quickly, and just as I said “let’s wrap it up” the rain came POURING down. BEST.TIMING.EVER!!!!

Congrats Ashley and Jeff! You guys were so awesome and I am so happy to have met you!

Flowers: Calyx Floral Design

Second Photographer: Alison Gaine & Danielle Maclean

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On a very hot summer day, Austin and Ceanna said their “I Do’s” in a wedding to be envious of.

Ceanna, an ER nurse and Austin, a firemedic, came to me earlier this year to book their wedding. They had settled on a Monday, which worked absolutely perfectly for me due to the fact that all my Saturdays were booked. They knew that getting married on a weekday would allow them the freedom to choose all their preferred vendors to make their day perfect. And perfect is exactly what it was!

The morning started at Ceanna’s parents house, who own a gorgeous saskatoon berry farm, and that’s where Austin saw his bride for the first time. We then travelled to Lacombe to the Big Red Barn for the ceremony and reception. It looked like a page out of pinterest, except it was kept true to the who the bride and groom were. Nearly all the decor was handmade by them in the months leading up to the big day, and all their hard work paid off with guests being awed by how beautiful it was. From the floral antlers, to the handmade mr. & mrs. bibs, not a detail was spared.

Congrats Austin and Ceanna on tying the knot in one of the most beautiful weddings ever!

Venue: Big Red Barn Lacombe

Dress: Novia Mia Red Deer

Makeup: Kacie Rainey

Florals: Calyx Floral Design

Second Photographer: Loni Bourne

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It wouldn’t be a firefighter’s wedding without getting a few good photos of the fire family and their new addition!

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This wedding was magazine perfect. You would have had no idea that mother nature opened up the flood gates just a few days earlier and delivered some of the most intense hail we have ever had. Dani’s parents had gone through so much work to make their land perfect for the wedding, and they found themselves in a panic to put it all back together in record time. And if you ask me, they did an OUTSTANDING job!

I was totally in awe of this backyard wedding where every detail was executed to perfection. Any brides looking to do an outdoor ceremony and tent reception… this is how you do it! Simply stunning!

Location: Family Residence in Clive, Alberta
Second Photographer: Stacey Alexander

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Looking back on last years weddings, this one really stood out to me. It was so elegantly done and was the perfect mix of vintage and romantic. I thought the three little ring bearers were absolute show stoppers in there shorts and suspender outfits. TOO CUTE!! I also couldn’t help but fall in love with Jordyn’s lace gown, it was like it was meant just for her!! All in all, this wedding had me smiling all day long because it was the perfect reflection of the love these two have for each other.

Ceremony: Coronation Park Red Deer

Second Photographer: Danielle MacLean
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In the spirit of getting my blog updated, I bring to you another GORGEOUS wedding from last summer. The colors of this wedding were put together so beautifully and meshed perfectly with the overcast sky that day. We kept thinking we would be rained on at any moment, but luckily for us, we felt the first rain drop just as I said the words “I think we’ve got all the shots we need!”. Perfect timing!

Enjoy this beautiful wedding today!

Second Photographer: Loni Bourne

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When I pulled up to the venue of this wedding, I was in awe. This was the rustic barn wedding location every bride searches for. With chandeliers and a bridal suite to get ready, it became a dream come true to photograph.

Coral and Brendan have that crazy young love that is so contagious. The day was filled with laughter and great friends and family. Have a look at today’s blog post and see for yourself! I warn you, it’s a longer blog post than normal because I literally couldn’t narrow the photos down anymore!!

Location: Lions Garden Tofield
Second Photographer: Danielle Maclean

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I was introduced to Kenneth and Ashley over a warm cup of coffee when they shared with me all the details of their upcoming wedding. After sipping java, laughing and chatting about life, wedding plans, and the future… it was evident I HAD to shoot their wedding because they were just plain AWESOME people!

The whole day went off wonderfully and I know that I became one of Ashley’s unofficial sisters that day! lol.

There are not enough people like Kenneth and Ashley who’s love is completely evident for everyone to see. Congrats you two! I am so happy for you and can’t wait to see what your future holds.

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As the busy summer comes to a close, I will be getting a bit of time to catch up on the blog. I have had so many gorgeous weddings this year and I can’t wait to share them all!!!

Going all the way back to May, this was the first wedding of the season. Nathan and Amanda had quickly become people who I could call friends, and I was so excited to spend their special day with them. It was a day filled with love and laughter as we took to the Red Deer River to capture our shots. I think the laughter part came in when a groomsman had split his pants! Seriously, the whole seam was taken out! But, it was quickly fixed and we moved on to an extremely warm and heratfelt reception.

I can’t begin to explain how lucky I feel to have made these clients into my friends! I will always cherish this wedding and can’t wait to see what their future has in store.

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On a beautiful day last October, Jason and Elena tied the knot in an intimate and romantic wedding at the Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club. The sun was warm for the ceremony, and the sky turned into the most amazing stormy backdrop for the late afternoon photos. It was just perfect! The reception was more than just a formality… it was truly a time for close friends and family to celebrate and unwind for the evening. I don’t think I have ever felt so taken care of by a bride and groom… seriously!!! I couldn’t believe how wonderful and welcoming both Jason and Elena were to me and my second shooter!!!! It made for such a fun wedding.
Jason and Elena, THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for your hospitality! I wish you both all the happiness in the world and know your life will be filled with so much love!

Ceremony and Reception: Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club
Second Photographer: Danielle MacLean
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Fall is my favorite season to photograph couples. The lighting is always so beautiful right before sunset, and creates the most incredible warm glow. I am so excited for Jordyn and Kevin’s 2015 summer wedding! They are naturals behind the camera and I can’t wait to see them on their wedding day!!! Jordyn and Kevin 006.jpg Jordyn and Kevin 016.jpg
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